Today as I prepped the front flower beds for fall planting, working in new, nutrient-rich soil with the old, I was struck by the idea of abundance. We have an absolute abundance of joy in our lives: good health, a strong marriage, the best friends, a beautiful home, jobs we like ... so very many… Continue reading Abundance
The first time I met you was at the apartment where Dad was living. He tried to play it off like it was his apartment, but there was girl stuff in the bathroom, and the decor didn't really seem like his style. I don't remember much else about that visit, except that you had beautiful… Continue reading Dear Denise (a love letter):
This story is a shout-out to my new favorite person, Ms. Cathy Blair, Postmaster of Ozark, Mo., pop. 19,905. The USPS is frequently maligned, sometimes rightfully so, but perhaps Ms. Cathy will change your mind if you're giving the postal service a bad rap. A dear friend, a former Missourian who lives in the UK,… Continue reading Above and beyond
With some encouragement from friends and family, GailSuberbielle.com has launched! I'll continue to blog about birds, running, dogs, and life, but you will soon be able to purchase fine art prints of some of your favorites from my bird photos. Later this year, I'll have some gift items available for the holidays -- those are… Continue reading A brand-new adventure
In wishing a friend a happy 50th birthday the other day, I said "Welcome to the best decade yet!" and as I thought about that response, I realized I really and truly meant it. Welcome to the Fabulous 50s! Do I mean that my 50s are my literally best decade thus far? Are they simply… Continue reading Bien dans son âge
I love to celebrate birthdays (if you know me at all, you know that I will drag mine out for a full month, if possible) and Brian's is no exception. This year, however -- today, in fact -- his birthday has taken on a whole new meaning, with a much different reason to celebrate. What… Continue reading Happy birthday, baby.
Last Saturday, B and I headed out to run our second ultra, the Mississippi 50 Trail Run, where I hoped to run the 50K a second time. We had run the race last year and absolutely loved it, and we both have been seriously bitten by the trail bug. To say that I was grossly… Continue reading On being a #SmartRunner and the MS50